κορυφή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from κόρῠς(kórus, helmet).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κορῠφή ‎(koruphḗf ‎(genitive κορῠφῆς); first declension

  1. top of the head, crown
  2. mountain peak
  3. top, apex
  4. (geometry) vertex of a triangle
  5. the best thing, excellence

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • κορῠφή in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κορυφή in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κορυφή in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κορυφή» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «κορυφή» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.